Rafain Brazilian Steakhouse
Rafain Brazilian Steakhouse

Rafain Brazilian Steakhouse

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.rafain.com/
  • Phone: 9727331110
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm, Sunday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Saturday: 4:30pm - 10:30pm, Sunday: 4:30pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Latin American, Brazilian Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Chef Pablo Hernandez
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Smoking Area, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: 2 full Private Dining Rooms available for small parties and up to 100 people.
  • Private Party Contact: Karlo Solyom 9727331110

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Frankford Rd
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Complimentary Valet Service is offered.
A word from Rafain Brazilian Steakhouse
Rafain - The First Prime Brazilian Steakhouse.



Please visit www.rafain.com and find out more about this Indulgence of the Senses.
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Rafain Brazilian Steakhouse reviews from OpenTable diners
133 reviews since June 2, 2014
Overall Rating4.7
  • Food4.7
    Service4.7
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelModerate
98% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (114)good for groups (78)romantic (74)fit for foodies (49)great for lunch (37)notable wine list (25)kid-friendly (22)neighborhood gem (19)hot spot (16)great for brunch (15)late-night find (5)vibrant bar scene (2)scenic view (1)great for outdoor dining (1)Show More
  • Zamese
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Excellent food and service. Good wine list. All of the beef cuts were great!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great for Fitness People
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    This is a perfect place for fitness competition people who just want straight good protein. All the meats are nice cuts and healthy. None too fatty and a great spread of veggies.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent food and great service!
    ilfrasca
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    I have lived in Brazil and churrasco is definitely one of the many things I love of this country. Therefore, I am quite picky when I try a Brazilian stake house abroad. When it comes to quality of food, Rafain really stands out and we thoroughly enjoyed their selection of meats! On top of it, service was impeccable. We dined here for our anniversary and we were treated like special guests since we stepped into the restaurant. Very well done!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • so so
    Juls
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    The food are delicious. The people who delivers the meat to your table are amazing but the wait stuff are not friendly and maybe look for another job that suit thier personality. It took 20 min to get drinks and we have to ask several times to different waiters about our drinks. When we got our drinks the waiter is even more grouchy and we did not see him for a while. We have to order our drinks from different wait stuff.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    Definately the best Brazilian steakhouse in the Dallas area. The food, selections, wine, and service was excellent!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Never disappointed
    Maxwellhouse
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    First of all the salad bar is never a disappointment, even if you didnt want to eat all the meat varieties, there is plenty to choose from. The meat is always awesome and I'm sure everyone has their favourites. Make sure you have plenty of time and come hungry for the perfect experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • wonderful food and ambiance
    almondjoic
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    My boyfriend and I had a wonderful time at dinner. The food and service was impeccable. We've been there before, and definitely will visit again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    Luv2eatVIP
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    The food and service were excellent. I recommend the lamb porterhouse sling with pichana.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding as always
    iampaulb
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Outstanding service, drinks, food, variety, and dessert. This is why it is one of our favorite places to go. The intimate setting allows us to really connect on a special date night.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great dining experience
    FoodLover
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    Absolutely all the food was great, including the salad bar, all the meats, desserts, coffee and wine. The service was impeccable and not intrusive at all. I can't wait for another special occasion so I can go back.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing Filet Mignon and potatos
    meatNPotatos
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    OMG!! This place rocks!! I've passed it on DNT but never thought anything of it. Saw something on Facebook and knew I had to go on Labor Day! It was amazing!!! The filet mignon melts in your mouth. There were a few other meats that rocked too but the filet was my fave! The salad bar wasn't as great I thought it would be. I only liked the broccoli and mushrooms, but they were ICE cold! So that sucked. But other than that I love love loved this place! The atmosphere rocks. The set up is intimate just for you and your table. You don't have to worry about others cramping your style. The lighting was great too! I had a red Rioja which was too damn good, I accidentally drank the whole bottle by myself! Oops! If you haven't been, go!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great place to eat meat!
    EricVIP
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    We love this place! Great salad bar, all you can eat delicious meat (and pineapple) plus dessert. Ask for the beef ribs...fantastic! Outstanding service from beginning to end.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Once again Loved it!
    DQFQ1
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Great food, great company and service - SUPERB! Thank you staff at Rafain for making the experience just perfect!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food - Great Service
    ALMusic
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    This wasn't my first experience at a Brazilian steakhouse... but it was my first time at Rafain. I was very impressed with the service. We had a reservation for my girlfriends birthday dinner and we were seated promptly. Soon after we were met by our waiter who was very kind. All the food was served quickly and convieniently. The salad bar was exceptional. There meats were incredible and there smoked pinapple was incredible. Some of the food could of used a little more seasoning but nothing to cry over. They even got my girlfriend a free desert cake for her birthday. I would definitely recommend this place and a special thank you to Groupon for helping me find it!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Good as always
    Hodgsk
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    Food was great, as always. In fact, it was better than ever. They have changed to the same meat offerings at lunch and dinner and increased their lunch price to $25. That is now a little steep. I prefer the $17-$19 for lunch with fewer items available.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • well kept gem
    chris6154
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    I picked Rafain for a large group. Most people are put off by the price and just go occasionally. I knew that 1) it would not be noisy, 2) they could accommodate a large group, 3) service is excellent and 4) the salad bar and meat selection is top-notch. Rafain blows the doors off of Fogo De Chau and Texas De Brazil, as I've found these two restaurants to be very pushy to get you out (and stop eating the prix fixe buffet) so they can turn the table. Rafain is not that way. If I want a specific cut of meat, I just ask the gaucho and it's there in a minute or two.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • My new favorite
    Chefboy4
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    I'm an x-chef, trained via 2 yrs schooling and worked in very nice restaurants. I have not had better anywhere. I've worked in places that have comparable, but none better. I can't comment for waitstaff on a personal level, but from a customer point of view it's fabulous. They somehow are able to be very attentive and at the same time not over bearing. For a first timer, it's very overwhelming, but this was my second time there and I knew what I liked and what to get, and it's awesome.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Quality, Variety and Value
    Greg
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    I had never been to a Brazilian Steakhouse before and a friend recommended Rafain. I took my 18 year old son for a special occasion dinner and we were both absolutely blown away by the entire experience. I've been to many premium steakhouses in the past, but none has provided the overall quality, variety, service and value as Rafain did on Saturday night. It's difficult to single out one type of meat because they were all excellent. In particular, the premium beef (filet), top sirloin, lamb chops, parmesan & garlic encrusted pork tenderloin, and bacon-wrapped chicken breast were all spectacular.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Must Go
    nhlpreds98
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    I have been to several Brazilian places, Rafain's is far and away the best. When you have a craving to be a carnivore, this is your place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always good!
    Totaleigh
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    The service, flavors, quality are always very good at Rafains. We enjoy each visit!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best Brazillian Steakhouse
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Way better than Fogo de Chao and Texas de Brazil. Better food, more meat choices, dessert included, and given all of that, cheaper than the other two!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent Brazilian Churrascaria.
    Jairo
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    The flavors and variety of the meats, the excellent service, the extensive salad bar and the dessert bar (which is also included in the price) make this one of our New Favorite Places to eat. We can't wait to visit the new one in FortWorth. ... And don't forget to sign up for your $25 discount for your Birthday!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • James
    James
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    I have eaten at this restaurant since it has opened and continue to take friends and family every chance I get. This is one of the best Brazilian steak houses in the MetroPlex and I recommend it to everyone that likes a good meal and fantastic food. The salad bar has lots of selection and all the food is the very best.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Deliciuos, great for groups & kids
    JMorenoVIP
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    The food was amaizing, in particular the top sirloin and the spicy picanha. We are a large party (7), including several children. The waiters were great.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    As expected, it is expensive and recommended for special events. We had Miguel serving us, he was absolutely fantastic. Been there a few times, he is the best by far. On the online reservation page I put a note that It was our 11th weeding anniversary and they surprised us with a cake slice that said "congratulations" in portuguese and colorfully decorated. Food was fantastic as usual. Lamb leg is the best of the meats in my opinion, but I am sure every has their own opinion.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Food But UnderstaffedForLunch
    Marquez
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    The food was great, and the meat servers were on point bringing the meat. But it was so busy in there we didn't even have our own personal waiter. We were not brought mashed potatoes and fried bananas until I asked for them. Also it took forever for is to get someone to bring us our bill. I love love love the food. But there needs to be more staff to accommodate customers needs even if y'all are busy.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A meal fit for a king
    thanx
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    The food was delicious. I couldn't eat all the sampling of meats. The salad bar and the selection of meats were outstanding.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome lunch
    CLoanfTialoca
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    My wife and I returned to Rafain for a nice lunch during the work week. The salad bar was fresh and varied. And the meats were succulent! They were juicy and flavorful. The staff is excellent at anticipating our every need. Whether it was refilling drink glasses, bringing a fresh plate, or bringing an unending array of proteins, they were perfect. This was an excellent experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Culinary treat!
    BADMousie
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Even if you only get a taste, of your faveorites on the salad bar, you will find yourself with a full plate. It has an assortment of temptations that you can't pass up. You then move on to the meats. Oh, the meats! Cooked to perfection and if you like yours a bit differently cooked, just say so. They will go and get what you want, the way you want it. They have a wide variety of meats that will assure you finding an old faveorite as well as making a new one. In addition, they bring fried bananas, polenta squares and yeast rolls as well as mashed potatoes. Last but not least, there is a desert bar filled with wonderfull taste treats. From Lemon pie to cheesecake bites, 2 kinds of flan, layer cake and cookies, just to name a few.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • impressive
    BAmAgal64
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Every time I come here the service is impeccable. I love it. I cannot think of one thing they could improve on...
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Date Night
    Honeymoon
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Awesome as usual! This is a special treat for us.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always fantastic service
    Jenn
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    We have been going to Rafain's since my daughter was 2 (she is now 7). The service is always fantastic, the food is delicious. I would not bring a large group of kids, but a few at a table are fine. It is a quiet restaurant where people go for special occasions. Great for large groups since there is no waiting for food to be served.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Very satisfied again!
    Peppermill
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    Once again, we had a flawless meal. It's almost a shame that such a great salad bar is at a churrascuria because you go for the meats. (One of these days I will have enough control to visit and only dine at their incredible salad bar.) The various meats...perfection! I even managed to leave just a smidge of room for a small square of delicious cheesecake.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • DATE NIGHT OR SPECIAL FAMILY NIGHT
    Kathy
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    I WENT TO RAFAIN'S FOR MY 19TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY IT WAS VERY LOVELY AND ROMANTIC. WE WENT AGAIN AS AN OCCASIONAL FAMILY OUTING AND IT WAS A NICE SETTING FOR OUR FAMILY, WE TALKED, WE LAUGHED AND THE GIRLS REALLY ENJOYED IT. I BELIEVE WE WILL GO AGAIN.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing service....good food
    Foodie718
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    The service is second to none! Everyone is very attentive. If you almost run out of something it is topped off or replaced before you bat an eye. The gouchos are constantly going around so you're never at a want for the amazing meats! The salad bar however is just so so. Its not bad just in comparison to TDB its lackluster. Also, my wife burnt her finger on the lid of the bisque so watch out for that! They DO have a desert bar however which is a huge plus over TDB as well as roasted pineapple which comes around on the spits....so yummy! Overall its a good place but for the money I would choose TDB of Rafain
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • wonderful place for meal
    travelingfoodie
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Reservation is recommended that being said. Table was ready and was seated promptly. The wait staff was very attentive and knowledgeable of the different things offered at the restaurant. The food and ambience was wonderful. Dessert was just OK but the other courses more than made up from that let down.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic birthday dinner
    Keys
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    My fiancé loved Rafain's! The mets was so delicious & the salad bar fresh & appetizing! He was so impressed!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Rafain is a great place!
    datsun
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    Fantastic, mouthwatering food, from the salad bar (which is the best in town) to the roasted meats to the desserts. The wait staff is friendly and makes sure that your needs are met. I highly recommend it.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great barbecue house
    rsjsouza
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Being Brazilian, I always miss the "churrascaria rodízio" (all you can eat steak house) style of restaurant. Rafain (at Dallas Freeway) never disappointed me for more than eight years, and it is a great place for special occasions due to its upscale ambience. The salad and dessert bars are impeccable and the meat (served to your table straight from the fire pit) are extremely well cooked. To me the high notes are always the Picanha (a cut similar to Tri-tip, which is common in California), the flank and the rump steaks. For desserts, I usually get the Papaya cream with cassis liqueur.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The best churrascaria
    JayWVIP
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    Rafain stands above the others with the endless meats and service. There is never a lull in the portions brought to your table. I enjoy the grilled pineapple that is not offered at some of the others. Desert is included which is nice as well. Overall I feel rafain is the best quality and value for your dining dollar.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate